January 23, 2022

Aussie jockey concerned in horror race fall

A sickening fall has occurred on the Hong Kong Dash, with all affected jockeys taken into the care of paramedics.

Kyle Hewitson was the primary to fall from the saddle after his horse Wonderful Star reportedly gave method. Karis Teetan (Naboo Assault), Australian Zac Purton (Fortunate Patch) and Yuichi Fukunaga (Pixie Knight) had been additionally dislodged working behind Hewitson on the flip.

The Hong Kong Jockey Membership confirmed that each one are concerned are acutely aware and have been despatched to hospital for additional medical evaluation.

At this second it’s not sure which horses have needed to be euthanised, however the scenario is trying bleak for Wonderful Star and Naboo Assault.

A call has been made that the trophy presentation for the Hong Kong Dash and the remaining races at Sha Tin Racecourse shall be scaled down, together with the absence of nationwide anthems being performed.

Purton was dominated out for the rest of the assembly, after profitable the primary three races on the cardboard.

Fellow Aussie jockey Blake Shinn went on to win the race aboard Sky Discipline.

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